Mighty Canadian Minebuster

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Mighty Canadian Minebuster
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Canada's Wonderland
Location Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Status Operating since 1981
Height restriction 122 cm (48 inches)
Statistics
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 27.4 metres
Drop 26.5 metres
Top speed 90 km/h
Length 1166.8 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 2:02
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Riders per train 30
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Mighty Canadian Minebuster is a wooden roller coaster located at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. It was designed by Curtis D. Summers and is one of the four original roller coasters that debuted with the park in 1981. The ride was originally to be the centerpiece of the never-built Frontier Canada section of the park.[1] When the Frontier Canada area finally opened in 2019, Yukon Striker was the centerpiece.

Design

The ride is an out and back roller coaster. It was modeled after the former Shooting Star at Coney Island in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.[1]

In recent years, some of the hills have been joined together making them much longer with less of a peak therefore significantly reducing the amount of negative g-force experienced.[2]

Trains

2 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 30 riders per train. The trains were built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company.

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Articles on Canada's Wonderland
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